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Human Rights and Democracy in South Asia

September 22, 2020

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Alyssa Ayres, CFR senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, on human rights and democracy in South Asia. The written testimony can be accessed here and a video of the hearing can be accessed here.

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